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Matt Grzelcyk
Matt  Grzelcyk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlestown, Mass.

High School:
U.S. National Under-18 Team

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 176

Position:
D

Birthdate:
01/05/1994

Last Team:
U.S. National Under-18 Team


03/17/2016

Senior Trio Earns Hockey East All-Star Honors

Grzelcyk, O'Regan named to First Team

03/05/2016

Terriers Complete Sweep with 5-4 Win over UMass

O'Regan, McAvoy tally four points apiece; BU to visit UMass Lowell in quarterfinals

02/20/2016

No. 9 Terriers Hold Off UNH, 3-2, on Senior Night

Grzelcyk, O'Regan each score goals in their final regular-season home game

02/12/2016

Greenway OT Winner Sends No. 7 BU Past No. 11 Lowell, 2-1

Moran also scored for Terriers; Maguire stopped 25 shots

02/05/2016

No. 9 Terriers Double Up UMass, 6-3

Greenway scores twice as win streak reaches five

03/24/2016

Inside BU Hockey - Episode 21

Interviews with Coach Quinn, Matt Grzelcyk, Evan Rodrigues

02/05/2015

Inside BU Hockey - Episode 17

Interviews with Coach Quinn, Matt Grzelcyk, Jason Lawrence

03/26/2016

Men's Hockey vs. Denver (NCAA West Regional)

Photos from the Terriers' 2016 NCAA West Regional semifinal game vs. Denver in St. Paul, Minnesota.

02/02/2016

2016 Beanpot Semifinals vs. Northeastern

Photos from the Terriers' 3-1 victory over Northeastern in the 2016 Beanpot semifinals

03/28/2015

Terriers vs. Minnesota Duluth - NCAA Northeast Regional Final (3-28-15)

Photos from the Terriers' 3-2 win vs. Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Northeast Regional Final. Photo credit: Rich Gagnon

03/27/2015

Terriers vs. Yale - NCAA Northeast Regional (3-27-15)

Photos from the Terriers' 3-2 overtime victory over the Bulldogs at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H.

03/21/2015

2015 Hockey East Championship

Photos from the 2015 Hockey East title game

Career Stats Profile

2015-16 Goal Videos:
vs. Northeastern (11/6) | at Northeastern (11/7) | vs. UMass (1/9) - 1 / 2 / 3

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
Captain of the Terriers for second straight season ... Named a Hockey East First Team All-Star for the second straight year ... Appeared in 27 games, totaling 23 points on 10 goals and 13 assists ... Was a semifinalist for the Walter Brown Award ... Led all Terrier defenseman as a plus-17 ... Missed the first eight games due to injury, but returned to score a goal and assist on the game-winner in 5-4 win over Northeastern on Nov. 6 ... Lit the lamp against Northeastern on Nov. 7 en route to being named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 9 ... Named Hockey East Player of the Week, CHN Player of the Week and was the No. 2 star on NCAA.com after a five-point week that was highlighted by a hat trick, including the game-winning goal, in a 7-2 win over UMass on Jan. 9 ... Also had a goal and an assist in a 6-5 win at Harvard on Jan. 7 ... Posted a five-game point streak from Jan. 7-22 (6g, 2a) ... Two-time Hockey East Top Performer (Jan. 18, Feb. 22) ... Scored a goal in 1-1 tie against Boston College on Jan. 16 ... Lit the lamp in 5-2 win at Maine on Jan. 22 ... Tallied two assists in 3-3 tie at New Hampshire on Feb. 19 ... Recorded goal and assist in 5-4 playoff win over UMass on March 5 ... Had a helper in quarterfinal game at UMass Lowell on March 11 ... Picked up an assist in his final game, a loss to Denver in the NCAA West Regional.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Team Captain ... CCM First Team All-American ... Hockey East First Team All-Star ... All-Regional Team (NCAA Tournament) ... Hockey East All-Tournament Team ... Fourth in the nation in points per game among defensemen (0.95) ... Leads all Hockey East defensemen in points in league play (20), tied for ninth in the league in assists (14), third in power play points (12), fourth in plus-minus (+12) ... Leads all Terrier defensemen in points (38), third on the team in plus-minus (+33) and in assists (28) ... Finished second in points by a defenseman in the Hockey East Tournament with 6 (2g, 4a) and second overall in plus-minus (+8) ... NCAA.com No. 1 Star of the Week (Mar. 3) ... Hockey East Player of the Week (Mar. 2) ... 2015 Beanpot MVP ... Five-time Hockey East Top Performer ... Recorded two assists in an exhibition game against St. Thomas (Oct. 4) ... Picked up an assist in a 5-3 win against No. 3 Boston College (Nov. 7) ... Tallied three assists in a 5-2 win against No. 9 Colgate (Nov. 29) ... Recorded two assists in a 3-3 tie with Union (Jan. 3) ... Assisted on the game-tying goal with three seconds remaining in a 3-3 tie with Wisconsin (Jan. 9) ... Recorded three assists in a 4-3 OT win against No. 6 UMass Lowell (Jan. 18) ... Registered three (1g, 2a) points in a 9-5 win against Massachusetts (Jan. 30) ... Scored a goal in a 6-3 win against UNH (Feb. 13) ... Potted two goals against UNH (Feb. 14) ... Scored two goals, including the overtime-winner, to seal a 4-3 victory in the Beanpot final (Feb. 23) ... Recorded two assists against Northeastern (Feb. 27) ... Picked up a goal and two assists in a 6-1 win at Northeastern (Feb. 28) ... Tallied a goal and an assist in a 2-game sweep of Merrimack in the Hockey East quarterfinals (Mar. 13-14) ... Recorded an assist in the NCAA Northeast Regional Final victory vs. Minnesota Duluth (Mar. 28) ... Recorded an assist in the NCAA National Semifinal win vs. North Dakota (April 9).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14

Played in 19 games before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury during a practice in January ... Named an alternate captain for the U.S. World Junior squad ... Recorded a goal and an assist in the Terriers 7-3 victory against Wisconsin (Oct. 19) ... Registered a pair of assists in a 4-1 win against UConn (Nov. 17) ... Scored a goal at Merrimack (Dec. 6) ... Picked up a pair of helpers at Harvard (Jan. 4) ... Scored a goal against Dartmouth (Jan. 8).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13

Named to 2013 Hockey East All-Rookie Team ... 2013 Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Star ... Appeared in 38 games for the Terriers ... Finished the season leading the team's defensmen in assists, points, and plus-minus ... Recorded a pair of assists in an exhibition game against University of Toronto ... Recorded his first collegiate point with an assist in the home opener against Providence ... Picked up two assists in a 5-2 victory against UMass ... Named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week on Nov. 12 after recording two assists against Merrimack and scoring his first collegiate goal against Boston College ... Recorded assists in back-to-back games at Vermont and against UNH ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 4-2 victory against No. 1 Boston College ... Named the Hockey East Rookie of the Month for November ... Named to the preliminary roster for the World Junior Championships for Team USA ... Had points in back-to-back games (2 assists) in a weekend home-and-home with Providence ... Scored a goal in a 5-4 overtime victory at Maine ... Recorded two assists in the Hockey East playoffs, including one on the game-winning goal against No. 4 Boston College ... Named a Hockey East Top Performer on Dec. 3 after scoring the game-winning goal against No. 1 Boston College ... Semifinalist for the Walter Brown Award, given to the top American-born college hockey player in New England.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Tallied 23 points (3g, 20a) in 60 games with the 2011-12 Under-18 Team ... Played on U18 squad that won fourth consecutive gold medal at the 2012 U18 World Championship in Czech Republic ... Competed with Under-17 Team in 2010-11, totaling 18 points (2g, 16a) in 55 contests ... Member of U18 Team that captured 2011 Four Nations title in Switzerland ... Attended Belmont Hill before joining USNTDP ... Named top defenseman in U16 division at ProAm Hockey's 2009 Midget Fall Classic ... Selected by the Boston Bruins in the third round (85th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

PERSONAL

Born Jan. 5, 1994 ... Son of Kathleen and John Grzelcyk ... Enrolled in the College of Communication, majoring in advertising.

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